Shojin Ryori is one of the traditional Japanese food, which is a type of vegetarian cooking eaten by Buddhist priests as part of their pursuit of enlightenment.
Shojin Ryori was originally a special kind of vegetarian dish prepared for Buddhist monks, containing neither fish nor meat.
This follows the Buddhist prohibition against killing animals.
Even though Shojin-ryori does not use meat or fish, it doesn’t mean there is no life in other living things. There is also life in vegetables and seaweed, so we have to show thanks for them.
To remember that is Shojin-ryori, and I want to teach you to value all living things’ lives through Shojin-ryori.
The word ”Shojin” means “improving the soul.”
It means, it’s very important to keep the harmony between the soul and nature.
Nowadays, Shojin Ryori become famous as their taste.
Foods have basic tastes. There are sour, salty, bitter, hot, and “umami” tastes.
“Umami” is becoming popular in the world, and it is the hidden fifth taste.
In Japan, you can cook and try Japanese Buddhist soul food “Shojin Ryori”.
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